When you're natural, you can't just walk into any ol' blow dry bar and expect the kind of TLC that our hair needs. Even celebs like Viola Davis know that some stylists still aren't equipped to handle all types of textures. Still. And that makes exploration – something that's supposed to be fun — tough, because no one wants to risk the health of their hair for a new look.
Thankfully, there are a handful of apps that know this — and many of them were developed by women of color who've experienced this struggle themselves. After all, no one should ever feel excluded from a chance to get all dolled up.